A Visit to South Tawton House

A Visit to South Tawton House

It's always a delight when it's possible to see centuries-old buildings, hardly changed from the day they were built.  South Tawton village houses such a…
Devon and the English Civil War

Devon and the English Civil War

FOR SOME OF US, THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HAS NEVER ENDED: today’s splendid re-enactment societies like The Sealed Knot for example attract huge crowds throughout…
Glimpses of Chagford

Glimpses of Chagford

Chagford is a delightful little town on the north east edge Dartmoor, actually it's an old Stannary town and a bit of a gem in…
The girl in the window

The girl in the window

NOBODY KNOWS what Devon’s Saint Sidwell looked like but that hasn’t stopped artists, inspired by her tragic story,  depicting her image in both a statue…
Drywell Cross

Drywell Cross

Dartmoor's magnetic pull is intractable, pristine landscapes, unique cultural treasures, impressive natural feature, I challenge anyone not to consider it a magical place to visit.…
Devon’s Apple Heritage

Devon’s Apple Heritage

Nigel Jones suggests that the humble apple is possibly the world's most important fruit, Devon has certainly benefitted from its perennial bounty over the centuries.…
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